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English definition of “golliwog”


noun [C]     /ˈɡɒl.ɪ.wɒɡ/ US  /ˈɡɑː.lɪ.wɑːɡ/ (also golly) UK old-fashioned
a child's toy made of soft material , in the form of a small man with a black face and stiff black hair , now often considered offensive to black people
(Definition of golliwog noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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